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Tuscany

Overall, fairly good but a little disappointing – either faintly corked or overrated. Deep ruby, with a medium garnet rim. Medium+ intensity, slightly grubby …

The 1998 was simpler and a little lighter. Most preferred to have the 1997 poured, after an initial side-by-side, but 2 or 3 went …

Served side-by-side with the 1998, with a tomato-based chicken main course, both showed Tuscan acidity and food affinity, but were distinctly different wines – …

Was proffered this in POTG Bow Lane wine bar on my first visit and was persuaded by that taste to part with 80 notes. …

On from my Hors Concours case, and yet another ‘almost’ wine – on paper at least: a Brunello di Montalcino, yes, but from one …

I’d heard good things about the Morellino DOC, so when I spotted one in the Italian local to Chemistry, I thought I’d give it …

Found this buried amongst the oddly-named wines in the Ghent restaurant t’Buikske Vol, that we went to on our 2nd night there, on route …

Tasted in class for our Central Italy lectures, and was clearly ‘outstanding’, so I took the rest of the bottle home. Great flavour concentration, …

Well… I decided to splash out with Rob and Jack at a tapas bar, when I saw this at the (relatively) modest price (compared …

This one is well out of time order because it took some time to finish the bottle and get to the label! This wasn’t …